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"righteous" in British English

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righteousadjective

uk   us   /ˈraɪ.tʃəs/ formal
morallycorrect: He was ​regarded as a righteous and ​holy man. an ​outburst of righteous ​anger
righteously
adverb uk   us   /-li/
righteousness
noun [U] uk   us   /-nəs/

righteousnoun [plural]

uk   us   /ˈraɪ.tʃəs/ formal
the righteous people who ​behave in a way that is ​morallycorrect
(Definition of righteous from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"righteous" in American English

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righteousadjective

 us   /ˈrɑɪ·tʃəs/
behaving in a ​morallycorrect way, or ​consideredmorallycorrect: a righteous man
(Definition of righteous from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “righteous”
in Chinese (Simplified) 正义的, 公正的, 正当的…
in Turkish doğru, dürüst, âdil…
in Russian праведный, справедливый…
in Chinese (Traditional) 正義的, 公正的, 正當的…
in Polish sprawiedliwy, słuszny…
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